Top 18 Instagram Worthy Places in Vietnam

Top 18 Instagram Worthy Places in Vietnam

Instagrammable Spots You Must Visit In Vietnam

Rachel Tran Rachel Tran | Published Dec 09, 2020

Vietnam, a beautiful country in Southeast Asia, has been famous for the attractive landscapes that touch the heart of every tourist coming to this country. From the North to the South, from bustling city to peaceful countryside, from deltas to mountainous areas, wherever you go in Vietnam, you can find a huge number of stunning check-in destinations. And if you are wondering about the must-visit places for pretty photos and wonderful experiences, don’t miss our list of instagram worthy places in Vietnam.

I. In the North

1. Ban Gioc Waterfalls (Cao Bang)

Ban Gioc waterfall - instagram worthy places

Located on the frontier of Vietnam and China, Ban Gioc Waterfalls is one of the largest falls on the national border all over the world. The Creator has favored this waterfall with a stunning beauty that cannot be mistaken for any other waterfall in Vietnam. The surrounding area of Ban Gioc Waterfall is grandiose mountains and mysterious jungles covered in fog, which makes the falls look like in a fairy tale. Ban Gioc is different from many other waterfalls thanks to the stone mounds dividing the flow of Quay Son River into many other branches. That the falls pour down onto the stair-like stones is similar to the white silky ribbons in the middle of the green forests.

Coming to Ban Gioc Waterfalls, you can admire the striking beauty of nature in Northeast Vietnam, listen to the murmuring sound of the falls and immerse yourself in the cool water so that the falls might sweep away all your tiredness of daily life. The clear atmosphere, the picturesque scenery and the crystal water of Ban Gioc are ideal conditions for tourists to enjoy the weekend and take good-looking photos.

Location: Road 221, Dam Thuy, Trung Khanh District, Cao Bang Province

Opening hours: 24/24 daily

Entrance fee: Adults: 45,000 VND. Children: 20,000 VND.

Suitable for: going solo, travelling in small group

Editor’s tips:

  • The best time to visit Ban Gioc Waterfalls is from October to May, when the weather is mild enough for outside activities.
  • To take the most beautiful photos, you should visit Ban Gioc Waterfall from the morning to early afternoon, when the falls are most brilliant in the sunlight.
  • Remember to watch the weather forecast before deciding to visit Ban Gioc Waterfalls. You might not want to take your journey on a gloomy day.
  • You can take a small boat that is available on the bank of Quay Son River to reach the foot of the falls.

2. Sapa Town (Lao Cai)

Sapa town - instagram worthy places in Vietnam

The next instagrammable place in Northeast Vietnam is Sapa Town. It is undoubted that Sapa town is one of the most well-known tourist attractions in the mountainous area of Vietnam, which has captured the attention of millions domestic and international visitors every year. Not only does Sapa Town include the unspoilt beauty with specific cultural traits of the locals but this town is also changing to be more suitable for modern life.

Sapa Town provides visitors a variety of impressive landscapes for gorgeous photos. In the town center, you can visit Sapa Stone Church, the famous symbol of this town. Having a walk downtown to Sapa Love Market to feel the bustle atmosphere of the life would be a memorable experience for tourists in Sapa. And if you want to discover the pristine beauty of Sapa, it will be the best choice for you to come to the remote villages on the side of Sapa such as Cat Cat Village or Ta Van Village. Dressing-up in the colorful costume of the ethnic minorities and shooting some pictures under the roof of stilt houses are things you should not miss in Sapa Town.

Location: Sapa Town, Sapa District, Lao Cai Province

Opening hours: 24/24 daily

Entrance fee: no charge

Suitable for: couple, travelling in small group

Editor’s tips:

  • The weather from September to November is quite cool and dry, which is convenient for exploring the town as well as the neighborhood.
  • If you like the sparling appearance of the terrace fields in the planting season, August and May are the most suitable months. This is also the blooming season of various flowers, which adorns the natural beauty of this mountainous town.
  • For those who wish to see the snow and fog in Sapa, December and January might be the proper time. However, tourism activities are not encouraged at this period due to safety reasons.

3. Ma Pi Leng Pass (Ha Giang)

Ma Pi Leng Pass - instagram worthy places
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Travelling to the Northmost of Vietnam, tourists should not miss one of the most dangerous but picturesque passes: Ma Pi Leng Pass. The 20-kilometer pass is the road junction of Meo Vac and Dong Van District in Ha Giang. The road winds through the foot of imposing mountains, opening the view of magnificent valleys and forests. For those who love trekking and adventurous feeling, driving a motorbike on this road will be the most thrilling experience.

The best idea to conquer Ma Pi Leng Pass is to hire a motorbike. You can stop at some points on the pass to contemplate the stunning beauty of nature with blue sky, white clouds and green mountains. One side of the road is perched cliffs, one side is deep valley, which will immediately take your breath away. Looking down the valley, you can realize Tu San Defile and Nho Que River like the hair of a pretty girl of the mountainous area. The spectacular appearance of Ma Pi Leng Pass is a perfect background for your thousand-of-like photos on social networking sites.

Location: Ma Pi Leng Pass, Pai Lung, Meo Vac District, Ha Giang Province

Opening hours: 24/24 daily

Entrance fee: no charge

Suitable for: going solo, travelling in group

Editor’s tips:

  • In the entire year, Ha Giang in general and Ma Pi Leng Pass in particular has its own beauty. Coming to Ha Giang in spring, you will have a chance to see the charming hills covered by peach and plum blossoms. If you travel from October to December, you can catch the view of colorful carpets made of rice paddy, buckweat blossom and rape flowers.
  • Whatever seasons you go, remember to avoid rainy days. These days, the road is quite slippery and everything is covered by fog, which prevents you from getting a safe and sound journey.
  • On Ma Pi Leng Pass, there is a rest stop called Panorama, where you can admire the most beautiful view of Nho Que River below. Don’t forget to stop there to shoot some photos.

4. Hanoi Train Street (Hanoi)

Hanoi Train Street - instagram worthy places in Vietnam

Coming to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, besides many modern buildings with the most luxurious services, there are still small corners that preserve the antique beauty of Hanoi. Hardly can you find in any capital city in the world a railway going through a crowded residential area like in Hanoi. The cramped railway nestles under undulating roofs and runs between small coffee shops on two sides, which may give tourists the feeling as if the train was stuck in the narrow street.

Getting to Train Street in Hanoi, visitors can sit down to sip a cup of coffee like what Hanoians often do every morning, wait for the train passing through the narrow street and enjoy the peaceful life of a different Hanoi.

Location: Hang Ma Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Opening hours: 24/24 daily

Entrance fee: no charge

Suitable for: going solo, couple, travelling in group

Editor’s tips:

  • Despite the uniqueness, Hanoi Train Street is considered quite dangerous for both locals and tourists. Remember to ensure your safety when taking photos on the railway.
  • There are about 10 trains going through the street everyday, from the early morning to late night. Depending on your itinerary, you can arrange to visit the street at any time of the day, but the daytime might be the best support for your photos.
  • The nearby area of Hanoi Train Street consists of many other splendid places such as Phung Hung Street and Hang Ma Street, which are the most impressive attractions on special occasions like Mid-Autumn Festival, Christmas or Tet Holiday. These streets are also ideal for your gorgeous pictures.

5. Long Bien Bridge (Hanoi)

Long Bien bridge - instagram worthy places in Vietnam

Long Bien Bridge has long been known as the symbol as well as the historical witness of Hanoi. It is said that coming to Hanoi without shooting a photo on Long Bien Bridge is one of the most regretful things in one’s life. The more-than-100-year-old bridge connects the banks of the Red River and attaches to the daily life of the local residents.

From Long Bien Street, visitors can see the Red River like a giant ribbon separating Hanoi into two parts, the green floodplains with reeds fields on the river and the boats and ships going back and forth. Moreover, you can take photos on the railway of Long Bien Street, as long as you can ensure your safety. The bridge itself is a perfect filter for faded-color shots.

Location: Ngoc Thuy Ward, Long Bien District, Hanoi

Opening hours: 24/24 daily

Entrance fee: no charge

Suitable for: going solo, couple, travelling in group

Editor’s tips:

  • In order to have the most satisfying pictures, you ought to go to Long Bien Bridge during the daytime, when the sunlight is still splendor.
  • However, if you want to fully enjoy the atmosphere on Long Bien Bridge, it would be better to go there in the evening, when you can see the sparkling light and the crowded streets of Hanoi from afar.
  • Long Bien Bridge is quite long, and reaching the bridge by motorbike might be the best choice. However, you should notice to park your vehicle in the right position so as not to interfere with the transportation on the bridge.
  • Be careful if you take photos on the railway of Long Bien Bridge.

6. Halong Bay (Quang Ninh)

Halong Bay - instagram worthy places in Vietnam

It would be a pity if you ignore Halong Bay on your list of must-visit destinations in Vietnam. Halong Bay is a world heritage site recognized by UNESCO that is not only a natural site but also a reserve with the historical vestige of the cavemen millions of years ago. In Halong Bay, each limestone mount or cave owns a mysterious story about its origin and its name, which gives the bay an atmosphere like a wonderland.

To discover Halong Bay, tourists have to go on a cruise ship tour. Depending on your time, you can choose a day tour or an overnight tour in Halong Bay. Whichever you choose, you can still contemplate a magnificent Halong with limestone islets surrounded by the sea water, various stunning caves with stalagmites and stalactites and peaceful fishing villages in some small islands on the bay. Halong Bay should be at the first position on the list of instagrammable places in Vietnam.

Location: Halong Bay, Halong City, Quang Ninh Province

Opening hours: 24/24 daily

Suitable for: family, couple, travelling in group

Editor’s tips:

  • The best time to visit Halong Bay is from April to November, when the weather is sunny with light wind, which is the best condition for a perfect journey.
  • To take photos with the highest quality, you should choose to go on a trip when it is sunny and the sky is blue. You might have to spend hours editing your photos if the sky is gray.
  • Rainy and stormy days are not suitable for a trip on Halong Bay. It might cause trouble and danger for you.
  • As the experience of many other tourists, the most popular position to shoot some photos is on the deck and the background is the sea and sky. 

7. Trang An Complex (Ninh Binh)

Trang An Complex - instagram worthy places in Vietnam

In the North of Vietnam, there is a landscape that contains both natural and cultural values of an ancient civilization. Trang An Complex is the combination of charming natural sites with antique pagodas and temples nestling under the foot of limestone mountains. The first complex heritage of Vietnam in Trang An is worth your visit with the vast paddy fields on the bank of Ngo Dong River, the towering mounts sending a gleam on the clear water and the peaceful atmosphere of Bai Dinh Pagoda, one of the largest pagoda in Southeast Asia.

Coming to Trang An Complex, you can hire a boat sailed by the locals following Ngo Dong River to Bai Dinh Pagoda. Or you can depart from Tam Coc Wharf to explore Tam Coc – Bich Dong, which is known as “Halong Bay on land” in North Vietnam. Another instagram worthy spot in Trang An Complex is Mua Cave, where you can see the immense sight of Trang An from above. The perched rocky cliffs of Mua Cave will make your photo impressive.

Location: Trang An, Truong Yen, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province

Opening hours: 05.30 AM – 04.30 PM

Entrance fee: depending on the spot, ranging from 100,000 VND to 250,000 VND/person

Suitable for: travelling in group, family

Editor’s tips:

  • The tourism season in Trang An Complex is in spring, after Tet Holiday. According to the concept of Vietnamese, going to a pagoda at the beginning of a new year will bring them happiness, health and luck.
  • The rainy season in Ninh Binh is from May to October, and the dry one is from November to February. The dry weather would be the most convenient condition for your trip.
  • If you wish to see a colorful picture of Trang An, you should take your trip from April to June, when the paddy fields there turn into yellow.

II. In the Central

1. Phong Nha Caves (Quang Binh)

Phong Nha- instagram worthy places inVietnam
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Moving to the North of Central Vietnam, if you are an adventurous traveller, you should not miss Phong Nha – Ke Bang in Quang Binh Province. Not only is this landscape a world heritage, the Phong Nha Caves in general and Son Doong Cave in particular hold plenty of world records for caves and grottos. Up to present, Son Doong Cave is still considered as the largest cave on land in the world. There are still many mysterious things about Phong Nha Caves that are waiting for scientists to explore.

The caves in Phong Nha are only for adventurous tourists who are physically healthy enough, especially for those who want to enter Son Doong Cave, it will take months to wait for their turn with the professional explorers. However, tourists can visit many other caves that are easier to reach such as En Cave (the 3rd largest cave in the world), Thien Duong Cave, Tien Son Cave and Tu Lan Cave.

Location: Phong Nha, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province

Opening hours: 07.00 AM – 04.00 PM

Entrance fee: depending on the cave, ranging from 40,000 VND to 300,000 VND/person

Suitable for: travelling in group, family

Editor’s tips:

  • The flood season in Central Vietnam is from October to December, which interrupts all the tourism activities. Going to Phong Nha at this period would not be a wise decision.
  • In summer, from April to August, the weather is quite favorable for discovering Phong Nha. The sunny day with blue sky will adorn the beauty of your photos.
  • One thing you should notice is the weather is extremely hot with the temperature above 40oC on some days from May to July, and outside activities are not encouraged during this time.

2. Hue Citadel (Thua Thien – Hue)

Hue citadel - instagram worthy places in Vietnam
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Hue Citadel has a dreamy beauty that you cannot find anywhere else in this S-shape land. The beauty of Hue Citadel is included in each imperial palace, each solemn tomb and each path leading to the center of the Imperial City. Although more than 200 years have passed, the Imperial City of Hue is still preserved with almost intact appearance so that the descendant can admire a great construction of the last feudal dynasty in Vietnam.

In Hue Citadel, there are some places that you can take photos such as Ngo Mon Gate, Khai Dinh Tomb, Thai Hoa Palace. Specifically, Ngo Mon Gate is the symbol of the whole construction, so don’t forget to shoot a photo outside this gate to remind you that you have been to this citadel. Besides, a corridor called “long hallway” with plentiful ornate carvings, pillars and opening doors will give you a feeling as you walk in a tunnel to a mysterious world.

Location: Hue City, Thua Thien – Hue Province

Opening hours: Summer: 06.30 AM – 05.30 PM. Winter: 07.00 AM – 17.00 PM

Entrance fee: Adults: 150,000 VND. Children: 30,000 VND

Suitable for: travelling in group, family

Editor’s tips:

  • Not all the interior of the constructions in Hue Citadel allows photography. You should pay attention to the signpost to know where photos are permitted.
  • The nearby area of Hue Citadel has many other places of interest that will give you beautiful photos such as Thien Mu Pagoda and Truong Tien Bridge.
  • The best time to visit Hue Citadel is from April to August. This is also the most attractive season of Hue, with millions of domestic and international tourists coming for their holidays.

3. Golden Bridge (Danang)

Golden bridge - instagram worthy places in Vietnam

Danang is known as “the city of bridges” with the unique architecture of each bridge that cannot be found in any other city in the world. On the list of instagrammable places in Vietnam, it would be a huge shortcoming without mentioning Golden Bridge. Golden Bridge has an exclusive structure with two giant hands holding a golden bridge. The image of Golden Bridge makes tourists imagine the hands of Buddha performing universal salvation.

The bridge won a special prize of “The Guide Awards 2018” for its special architecture. From Golden Bridge, tourists can admire a picturesque view across the valley below. Though after Golden Bridge, similar architecture appears in the construction of some other bridges in the world, nothing can replace the uniqueness of Golden Bridge in Danang, Vietnam.

Location: Sunworld Bana Hill Resort, Hoa Phu, Hoa Vang District, Da Nang City

Opening hours: 24/24 daily

Entrance fee: Adults: 750,000 VND. Children: 600,000 VND

Suitable for: traveling in group, couple, family

Editor’s tips:

  • The popularity of Golden Bridge has never stopped, so the bridge is always crowded with tourists taking photos. Beating the crowds seems to be impossible.
  • If you do not want to include someone behind you on your photos, you can politely ask them to move a little bit. Most of the time they will move in order not to disturb you.
  • Unless you like the crowds on Golden Bridge, you can go there early in the morning, when the bridge has already opened for visitors.

4. Hoi An Ancient Town (Quang Nam)

Hoi An Ancient Town - instagram worthy places

Another instagram worthy landscape in Central Vietnam is Hoi An Ancient Town. The architecture of the houses in this town is typical for the ancient houses in busy cities from the 17th to 19th century. Hoi An used to be the largest commercial port in Central Vietnam during the feudal period, and as a result, not only Vietnamese but also foreign traders landed onto this town and built their own house there. Nowadays, besides the houses in Vietnamese architecture, there are also many temples and houses in Japanese and Chinese styles.

It is said that every square meter in Hoi An Ancient Town will give you a dozen beautiful pictures. From the outstanding yellow walls to the porches decorated with lanterns, from the coffee shops on the second floors overlooking the crowded streets to the bank of the gentle Hoai River, all the places in Hoi An Ancient Town will be a perfect background for shooting some photos.

Location: Hoi An Ancient Town, Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province

Opening hours: 24/24 daily

Entrance fee: no charge

Suitable for: travelling in group, couple, family

Editor’s tips:

  • With the ancient appearance of the town, you ought to dress in vintage style to match the surrounding sights.
  • Remember to ask the shopkeepers for permission if you want to take photos in front of their shops. And if you can, buy some souvenirs to bring home for your friends and relatives.
  • Hiring a boat to follow Hoai River and admire Hoi An Ancient Town on the two sides would be a different experience. If you have a chance to Hoi An, try this at least once.

5. Mui Ne Sand Dunes (Binh Thuan)

Mui Ne Sand Dunes - instagram worthy places
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Like a desert but not a desert, it is Mui Ne Sand Dunes in Binh Thuan. The sand dunes, including White Sand Dunes and Red Sand Dunes, were formed thousands years ago thanks to the effects of winds. The immense area of the sand dunes is covered by the brown color of sand and the blue color of sky, which draws a contrasting color picture and accentuates the appearance of humans.

To explore Mui Ne Sand Dunes, you had better go by jeep, the only vehicle that can access the sand dunes. Experiencing board-surfing on a sand surface will be the most interesting thing you can do in Mui Ne. And if you want to take some photos, leaving your footprints on the sand will be an impressive pose.

Location: Mui Ne Ward, Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan Province

Opening hours: 24/24 daily

Entrance fee: no chargeSuitable for: going solo, travelling in group

Editor’s tips:

  • Sunrise and sunset are the two most suitable times of the day for taking photos. At these times, your shadow stretches over the sand dune, creating the feeling as a lonely traveller wandering in a desert.
  • You had better explore Mui Ne Sand Dunes in a group with a professional tour guide. The vast area there sometimes might confuse you.
  • The period from April to August is the best time to visit Mui Ne. At this time, in addition to conquering the sand dunes, you can immerse yourself in the crystal water of Mui Ne Beach and enjoy the atmosphere of these landscapes in the tourism season.

6. Lam Vien Square (Dalat, Lam Dong)

Lam Vien Square - instagram worthy places

Dalat, the city of love in Highlands, is the next stop on the list of instagram worthy places in Vietnam. In this city, every tree, road or house can be an ideal site to shoot some photos. However, the most popular destination that attracts many youngsters coming to this city is Lam Vien Square, the heart of Dalat City.

With the area up to more than 72,000 square kilometers, Lam Vien Square in Dalat captures the attention of thousands of visitors everyday. Thanks to the excellent sight with Xuan Huong Lake and Lang Biang Mount in the view, the square offers tourists an overview of Dalat City. Also in Lam Vien Square, there are two buildings in special shapes of wild sunflower and artichoke flower, which are well-known symbols of the city with thousands of flowers.

Location: Tran Quoc Toan Street, Ward 10, Dalat City, Lam Dong Province

Opening hours: 05.00 AM – 11.00 PM

Entrance fee: no charge

Suitable for: going solo, travelling in group, family, couple

Editor’s tips:

  • The most suitable time for tourism activities in Dalat is from January to April and from October to December. These periods are in the dry season of Dalat, which is a favorable condition for outdoor activities.
  • From January to April, cherry blossoms and lavender bloom along the major roads of Dalat City, which creates a dreamy sight.
  • If you want to contemplate a peaceful Dalat, the time from October to December is the best choice for you, when wild sunflowers adorn the pristine appearance of hills and valleys in Dalat.

III. In the South

1. Ben Thanh Market (Ho Chi Minh City)

Ben Thanh market - instagram worthy places

When it comes to instagram worthy spots in South Vietnam, the first destination to mention is Ben Thanh Market, the famous symbol of Ho Chi Minh City. Ben Thanh Market is not simply a place for purchasing and trading, it is also a historical witness of the changes for more than a century. Time has passed, Ben Thanh Market is restored to serve the purpose of both locals and tourists.

The interior of Ben Thanh Market is filled with plentiful kinds of commodities, from food, consumer goods to clothes, flowers and souvenirs. Enjoying the bustling atmosphere of Ben Thanh Market, buying something you like and taking impressive photos in the narrow and crowded paths of the market will be must-do activities for you when entering Ben Thanh Market.

Location: Le Loi Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Opening hours: 07.00 AM – 07.00 PM

Entrance fee: no chargeSuitable for: going solo, travelling in group, family

Editor’s tips:

  • At weekends, Ben Thanh Market is usually overcrowded. If you do not like that busy atmosphere, let’s visit Ben Thanh Market on weekdays.
  • Remember to keep an eye on your phone, camera as well as other belongings. The pickpocket in the market might utilize the crowds to commit crime.
  • The interior lanes in Ben Thanh Market are quite narrow, so don’t obstruct others’ movement with your photo-taking activity.

2. Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

Notre Dame Cathedral in HCMC - instagram worthy places

Another symbol of Ho Chi Minh City that is worth mentioning is Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the 19 most beautiful cathedrals in the world. The cathedral which has existed for nearly a century and a half owns an special architecture based on the Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris, France. After many times of restoration, Notre Dame Cathedral now is in brick-red color with two outstanding bell towers in the front.

The front yard of the cathedral is a rendezvous of the young: they gather to chit chat and enjoy some relaxing moments in the middle of a flurried city. Not only that, many couples choose Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon to take wedding photos to mark one of the most important milestones in their life. The flock of pretty pigeons of the cathedral makes visitors feel as if they were in a European city.

Location: 01 Paris Commune Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Opening hours: 06.00 AM – 08.00 PM

Entrance fee: no charge

Suitable for: going solo, travelling in group, family, couple

Editor’s tips:

  • Notre Dame Cathedral is most beautiful at the end of year, when it is decorated with colorful lights and pine trees for Christmas and New Year.
  • If you want to take some photos with the pigeons in front of the cathedral, remember to prepare some bread crumbs or grain. The friendly birds will not hesitate to gather around your feet.
  • You can take photos in the exterior of Notre Dame Cathedral at any time of day, but the time for visitors to contemplate the inside part is limited at 08.00 PM. Arrange your time so that you do not miss any attractive things there.

3. Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Park (Ho Chi Minh City)

Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Park - instagram worthy places

Still an instagram worthy place in Ho Chi Minh City, Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Park should be in the itinerary of all tourists coming to Ho Chi Minh City. Known as the paradise for entertainment, Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Park is a meeting place of many Saigonese. The intriguing things that you can do in the street for sure will give you the most wonderful time in Ho Chi Minh City.

Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Park is located in a prime location in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. The neighborhood consists of many other places of interest such as the Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon Theater and the Head Quarter of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee. On Tet Holiday as well as important anniversary, Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Park is decorated with many kinds of flowers, which makes this street like a beautiful carpet in the city center.

Location: Nguyen Hue Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Opening hours: 24/24 daily

Entrance fee: no chargeSuitable for: travelling in group, family

Editor’s tips:

  • Nguyen Hue Street is extremely crowded at weekends, especially in the evening. You should consider whether to go there at that time or not.
  • If you want to see a colorful street at Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Park, let’s visit Ho Chi Minh City from late January to February, April and September. Tet Holiday and Vietnamese important holidays occur at these times, so the street is ornamented beautifully.
  • Apartment 42 at Nguyen Hue Street is a striking background for taking photos. Also in this block, there are plenty of restaurants and coffee shops with stunning views on Nguyen Hue Street from above.

4. Cai Rang Floating Market (Can Tho)

Cai Rang Floating Market - instagram worthy places

Floating markets are only found in the riverside area of Southeast Asia, especially in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. The floating market is not only an unique cultural trait of Cuu Long Delta but also an attraction for all tourists discovering Southmost Vietnam. Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho is not an exception. In the market, the traders purchase all the things, from rice, vegetables, fruits to fabrics and clothings, but the different thing is all people travel in small boats.

If you want to explore the market, you can hire a boat sailed by a local then go along Cai Rang Market to see the daily activities of the local residents in Cuu Long Delta. Sitting on a cranky boat, enjoying a bowl of noodles and shooting some pictures about the busy life in Cai Rang Market are things tourists must try when coming to Can Tho.

Location: 46 Hai Ba Trung Street, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho Province

Opening hours: 04.00 AM – 09.00 AM

Entrance fee: about 50,000 VND/person

Suitable for: travelling in group, family

Editor’s tips:

  • Early in the morning is the most suitable time to visit Cai Rang Floating Market because the market is most crowded at that time. Foods and fruits are also fresher in the morning.
  • Having breakfast on a boat in Cai Rang Floating Market is a delightful thing you should try.
  • Due to the fact that Cai Rang Market is on a river, you should keep an eye on your phone or camera. If it dropped into the water, you would have to buy a new one.

5. Long Beach (Phu Quoc Island)

Long Beach - instagram worthy places

There is no doubt about the beauty of Phu Quoc Island, the precious pearl in South Vietnam. Phu Quoc offers tourists the most luxurious entertainment services in high-end resorts. Many visitors suppose Long Beach in Phu Quoc Island is the place of the most splendid sunset view along the coastline and islands of Vietnam. What could be more exciting than admiring the sparkling sunset on Long Beach then enjoying a mouth-watering dinner with your lovers on Phu Quoc Island?

Phu Quoc is chosen by many couples as a rendezvous for their honeymoons or wedding parties with friends. The price for the high-class convenience is not pocket-friendly, but it is worth spending that amount of money to enjoy a deluxe vacation on this island.

Location: Long Beach, Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province

Suitable for: travelling in group, family, couple

Editor’s tips:

  • The most ideal time to travel to Phu Quoc is from October to March, which is the dry season in South Vietnam. At that time, the gentle weather will allow you to participate in many activities such as wind-surfing, diving or swimming.
  • Summer is the tourism season in Phu Quoc, the hotels there are often overcrowded, and the price is much more expensive. Therefore, you should avoid going to Phu Quoc at that time.
  • Whenever you take your trip to Phu Quoc Island, remember to book a hotel and tour excursion in advance so as to ensure that you have an accomodation when you arrive there.

Along the S-shaped strip of land of Vietnam, there are still an abundance of instagrammable places that are waiting for you to set foot on. The beauty of these landscapes is not only from the natural appearance but also from the hospitality of the residents in all regions of Vietnam. If you want to explore a country of peace in a small corner of the world, let’s take your backpack and travel to Vietnam. Vietnam always opens its arms to welcome tourists from all over the world.


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